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39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 8848
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dosa” (47 reviews)
“fish curry” (8 reviews)
“butter chicken” (19 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 372 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great friendly service , good vegan and non vegan choices very tasty and spicy. One of few Indian restaurants that served spicy enough food

Thank Vasi D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Consistently excellent food We have been customers of Kathakali for a few years now,the food is always consistently good .It is a great relaxed atmosphere .The last time we had some fish biriyani and chicken Dosa for our dinner they were absolutely divine probably the...More

Thank justin j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed my lovely dinner here the service and food both excellent grilled fish in banana leaf is must tried item with paratha.

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Come with family to this beautiful restaurant really enjoyed the food and service Kuttanadan duck was really great with kerala paratha .

1  Thank midhun s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner with family and the food and service was excellent. Great to taste South Indian style cooking which is different from the mainstream. BYO for wine too which is great.

1  Thank Bagster8660
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious meal here. It’s not the most intimate atmosphere but it’s more than made up for by the food. Try the chefs special dosa - it’s amazing.

1  Thank Louis H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Satisfied our craving for a curry :) We had the aubergine & potato pakoras as starters - delicious! Then the butter chicken with rice and garlic paratha - nice and spicy but not overly. Decor was pleasant enough. Service was efficient.

1  Thank Cam T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this authentic South Indian restaurant. Fairly minimalist decor maybe slightly lacking in atmosphere but boy did the food taste good!! The prawn with raw mango was delicious as was the fish in coconut. Lentil doughnuts to start and we were 2 very happy...More

1  Thank BindyMcCallum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went back to this place after being away from New Plymouth for three years and we weren’t disappointed. The curries are delicious and the Paratha is highly recommended! Looking forward for my next visit to have a meal here again. Keep it up!

1  Thank Hannahlee36
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this restaurant as I have been to South India. The décor showed the famous Kathakali dancers of Cochi. The food was excellent, the service was attentive and friendly. It I a big restaurant and I hope it does well as it deserves to....More

1  Thank 1811027Helen
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12 July 2016|
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Response from Sam N | Property representative |
We do BYO just for wine only.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 8848
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